Editor’s Mailbag

Springfield Museum Christmas Tree Walk

SPRINGFIELD — The Springfield Museum is celebrating the holiday season with a Christmas Tree Walk. Over two dozen Christmas trees decorated by organizations in the community are on display at the museum. Each organization has come up with unique decorations for their tree. Visitors may vote for their favorite tree by depositing 25 cents in a container below the tree. There is no admission fee, but donations are always welcome.

Visiting hours for the museum are Wednesday and Friday afternoons from 2 to 4 p.m. and Saturday mornings from 10 until noon. Appointments may also be made by contacting Carole Young at 507-723-5396 or Cheryl Diede at 507-745-6121.

ECFE Gym Night

NEW ULM — Have children who need to run off some extra energy? Join us for Early Childhood and Family Education (ECFE) Family Gym Night. Family Gym Night provides an indoor space for kids to scooter, jump, play ball, use riding toys, and lots more.

Join us at the Washington Learning Center from 6 to 7 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 7. This is a free family event.

ECFE Bedtime Stories

NEW ULM — ECFE and the New Ulm Public Library will host story time for parents and their preschoolers. Each session will include stories, simple activities, and a free book for each child to take home courtesy of an anonymous donor in our community. Parents and their Preschools can join us on Wednesday, Dec. 12 from 6 to 7 p.m. at the New Ulm Public Library. This is a free family event.